Battles of The Civil War

By: Darvionce Jordan

April 12 Battle of Fort Sumter

General P.G.T. Beauregard, in command of the Confederate forces around Charleston Harbor opened fire on the Union garrison holding Fort Sumter.
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June 3 Battle of Philippi

The Battle of Philippi fought June 3, 1861, in what is now West Virginia is known as the first land battle of the Civil War or the first inland battle of the Civil War
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October 9 Battle of Santa Rosa Island

The Battle of Santa Rosa Island was an unsuccessful Confederate attempt to take Union-heldFort Pickens on Santa Rosa Island in Florida.
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May 29 Battle of Aquia Creek

was an exchange of cannon fire between Union Navy gun boats and shore batteries in Stafford Country in Virginia
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July 11 Battle of Rich Mountain

took place in Randolph Country Virginia as part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign during the American Civil War
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August 26 Battle of Kessler's Cross Lanes

Brig.Gen John B. Floyd commanding the forces to crossed the Gauley River to attackCol.Erastus Tyler 7th Ohio Regiment encamped at Kessler's Cross Lanes.
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December 9 The Battle of Chusto-Talasah

was fought December 9, 1861, in what is now Tulsa County in Oklahoma during theAmerican Civil War
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